Talking About a Revolution

Don’t you know They’re talking about a revolution It sounds like a whisper While they’re standing in the welfare lines Crying at the...

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Illiteracy + Ignorance + Poverty = Banditry

“Extreme poverty anywhere is a threat to human security everywhere.” – Kofi Annan “Poverty is the parent of revolution and...

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Budget 2019: Pulling a Gun We Know We Can’t Shoot

“There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.”  Soren...

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To Hell with Self(ish) Interests

“Politics is a strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles; the conduct of public affairs for private advantage” –...

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Still on ‘Made in China’

Penultimate week, we had discussed the above issue which generated a lot of debate going by the number of mails I received from readers....

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Made in China

“When I was growing up, my parents told me, ‘Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.’ I tell my daughters,...

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INNOVATE, ADAPT OR DIE

“Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation” Dean Kamen “Innovation is hard. It...

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Of Evolution, Revolution and Disruption a Requiem for Crude Oil

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change” – Albert Einstein Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) was an English naturalist,...

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MERCHANTS OF FAITH IN THE AGE OF HUNGER

Today, this column is devoted to an interrogation of issues raised in “Saved for His Praise”, a new book by the journalist and...

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Beyond The Agricultural Value Chain In Nigeria

I was privileged to give the dinner speech at the 59th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Economic Society in Abuja on September 27, 2018. I...

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